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Archives 10-05-2010

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Lucille (Sheldon) Barbour

Mrs. Lucille (Sheldon) Barbour, 84, of Allons, formerly of Thomaston and Plymouth, CT, died Thursday, September 30, 2010 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

As the family has chosen cremation, no services will be held and her remains will be interred at the family gravesite in Connecticut.

Born September 17, 1926 in Litchfield County, CT, she was the daughter of the late Millard and Lena (Scheebel) Sheldon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Barbour; and a son, Robert Barbour.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Barbour of Allons; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews in Connecticut.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)


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James C. Boles
Funeral services for Mr. James C. Boles, 90, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 3, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating.

Burial was in Campground Cemetery.

Mr. Boles died Thursday, September 30, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He had been a masonry laborer and of the Methodist faith.

Born April 13, 1920 in Clay County, he was the son of the late Jim and Sally (Cox) Boles. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Zora Boles; 3 sons, Billy Boles, David Boles, and James Clayton Boles; 3 daughters, Edith Breeding, Ruby Speck, and Lou Veachel Vaughn; 5 sisters, Ballie Boles, Mallie Boles, Allie Boles, Dallie Boles, and Ruthie Boles; and 3 brothers, Ricie Boles, Cordale Boles, and Harlie Boles.

Survivors include 4 daughters and 2 son-in-laws, Imogene Robbins, Rita and Jeff Riley, and Emogene and Doyle Smith, all of Monroe, and Judy Garrett of Byrdstown; 2 sons-in-law, Pat Breeding and Tom Speck; a daughter-in-law, Sue Boles; 24 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Adam Robbins, Robbie Robbins, Steve Vaughn, Darrell Smith, Joey Smith, and Dereck Garrett.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Arlis B. Carter
Funeral services for Mr. Arlis B. Carter, 75, of Hilham, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 2, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Roger Phillips officiating.

Burial was in Allens Chapel Cemetery in Hilham.

Mr. Carter died Wednesday, September 29, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a cable TV installer, a veteran of the U.S. Army, and of the Christian faith.

Born November 11, 1934 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Rosier and Auda (Garret) Carter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Carter; and a sister, Agnes Phillips.

Survivors include 2 brothers, James Carter of Hilham and Dewane Carter of Indiana; 3 sisters, Trudy McDonald of Allons, Cozetta Bilyeu, of Hilham, and Joanna Bilbrey of LaFontaine, IN; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Bob Carter, Gary Carter, Larry McDonald, Gary
McDonald, Jeff McDonald, and Carter Muncy.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Otis Lee Garrison
Otis Lee Garrison, 79, of Anderson, IN, formerly of Overton County and Crossville, TN, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2010.

Born May 29, 1931 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Elbert and Ruby (Norrod) Garrison. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, D.M. Garrison and Jim Garrison; and a sister, Nora Emogene Threet.

Survivors include his wife, Vera (Fields) Garrison; 6 children, Debbie Keen of Indiana, Cathy Threet of Cookeville, TN, and Diane Garrison, Roger Garrison, Terry Garrison, and Randell Garrison, all of Anderson, IN; 2 brothers, Elbert Garrison, Jr. and Charles “Sonny” Garrison; 4 sisters, Susie Farley, Lillie Garrison, Joy Blevins, and Peggy Barnes; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. (P)

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Auda Jane (Threet) Hahn
Funeral services for Mrs. Auda Jane (Threet) Hahn, 69, of Cravenstown, TN, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 3, 2010 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, with Rev. Arnold Murphy officiating.

Burial was in George M. Phillips Cemetery in Hanging Limb.

Mrs. Hahn died Friday, October 1 at the home of her son in Twinton, TN. She was a factory worker and attended Cravenstown House of Worship Church.

Born July 9, 1941 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Dewey and Velva (Winningham) Threet. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert Hahn; 2 sons, Gary Hahn and Larry Hahn; 3 brothers, Harold Cooper, J.C. Threet, and Junior Threet; 3 sisters, Joyce Gates, Rillie Hayes, and Frances Winningham.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Janet Hahn of Twinton; 3 sisters, Faye Campbell of Muncie, IN, and Zona Abston and Charlene Hayes, both of Cravenstown, TN; a brother, Doug Threet of Cravenstown; and a grandson, Christopher Hahn of Cravenstown.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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Donnie Johnson
Funeral services for Donnie Johnson, 42, of Crawford, TN, were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 5, 2010 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, with Rev. Billy Joe Hedgecough and Rev. David Harris officiating.

Masonic services were conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, October 4.

Burial was in Honey Springs Cemetery.

Mr. Johnson died Sunday, October 3, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a factory worker at Berkline, a member of Calvary Baptist Church, and member of The Greenpond Masonic Lodge #703 and Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 482.

Born April 2, 1968 in Monterey, he was the son of the late Calvin and Mary Alice (Shelton) Johnson.

Survivors include his wife, Aleshia (Jones) Johnson of Crawford; a brother; and 2 sisters.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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John Doak Phillips
Funeral services for Mr. John Doak Phillips, 87, of Cookeville, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 6, 2010 from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home, with Pat Handlson officiating.

Burial wil be in Campground Cemetery in Overton County.

Mr. Phillips died peacefully at his home Sunday, October 3. He attended elementary school at Hardy’s Chapel and graduated from Fisk Academy at Hilham, TN in 1942. He was in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946. Upon discharge from the Navy, he went to Dayton, OH and lived there until December, 1989. He retired from General Motors in 1985 with 39 plus years of service.

Mr. Phillips was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Cookeville and formerly of Corinth Presbyterian Church in Dayton. He was a lifetime member of Alpha Masonic Lodge, Kettering, OH. He was a Scottish Rite and El Menah Shrine member. He belonged to and was a past patron of Belmont Chapter of the Ohio Eastern Star. He was a volunteer in raising funds for the Shriners Children’s Hospital, often being one of the drivers taking local children to Shriner Hospital in Lexington, KY.

In his earlier years he played volleyball with the YMCA varsity team and enjoyed growing a vegetable garden. He and his wife enjoyed many years of square dancing and taking motor trips. He liked to read and play cards, especially bridge with his friends.

Born April 23, 1923 in Overton County, he was the son of the late John David and Myrtle (Hembree) Phillips. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Raymond Phillips and a twin brother that died in infancy; and a sister, Ruby Phillips.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita (Carwile) Phillips, his high school sweetheart whom he married September 15, 1944; a sister-in-law, Geneva Maureen Davis of Cookeville; a brother-in-law, Melvin Carwile, and his wife, Sylvia, of Xenia, OH; 3 nieces, Joan Dailey of Boswell, IN, Kimberly Mellman and her husband, Howard, of Chagrin Falls, OH, and Rita Reid and her husband, Wallace, of Cookeville; a great-niece, Leigh Ann Reid of Atlanta, GA; 2 great-nephews, Mark Daily and his wife, Michelle, of Boston, MA and Max Mellman of New York City; a great-great-niece, Erin Daily of Boston, MA; and a devoted cousin, Ron Hembree; and an aunt, Oneta Hembree.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

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Darleen (Plank) Rose
Mrs. Darleen (Plank) Rose, 81, of Livingston, died Friday, October 1, 2010 at Masters Health Care Center. No services are planned.

She had been a housewife.

Born April 18, 1929 in Cochrane, WI, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Adeline (Keller) Plank.

Survivors include a son, Larry Long of Mena, AR; and a daughter, Susan Dornsife of Walnut Creek, CA; and several grandchildren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Rev. Larry “Bob” Sharp
Funeral services for Rev. Larry “Bob” Sharp, 74, of Love Joy Community of Overton County will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 7, 2010 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, with Rev. Brad Harris, Rev. Tommy Baldwin, and Rev. Richard Rollins officiating.

Burial will be in George M. Phillips Cemetery in Hanging Limb.

Rev. Sharp died Sunday, October 3, at Overton County Nursing Home. He was a minister for 38 years, a member of Hanging Limb Missionary Baptist Church, and attended Muddy Pond Baptist Church. He retired from Russell Stover as a factory worker.

Born May 9, 1936 in New Richmond, OH, he was the son of the late Frank and Althea (Anderson) Sharp. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 sisters, Ethel Hayes, Jewell Eckhert, Fern Marsh, and Sue Rawls; and 2 brothers, Lee Earl Sharp and Otis Sharp.

Survivors include his wife, Betty (Miller) Sharp, whom he married November 23, 1963, of Love Joy Community; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Penny and Jimmy Meadows of Smithville, TN and Cynthia Sharp of Livingston; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Betsie Sharp of Vines Ridge Community; 3 sisters, Norma Lowers of Belpre, OH, Helen Campbell of Elyria, OH, and Joyce May of Felicity, OH; 3 brothers, Boyce Sharp of Portland, IN, Frank Sharp of Felicity, OH, and Al Sharp of Anchorage, AK; 9 grandchildren, Ashley N. Harris, Brad Harris, Ashley L. Harris, Hershel Bohannon, Jesse Bohannon, Jessica Gayle, Jennifer Gayle, Jayme Gayle, and Jacelynn Gayle; and 2 great-grandchildren, Sonya Harris and Jacob Harris.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

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Wilbur C. Smith
Funeral services for Mr. Wilbur C. Smith, 90, of Independence Community of Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. James P. McDonald officiating.

Burial was in Martin Cemetery.

Mr. Smith died Monday, September 27, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a retired teacher with 34 years of service to Overton County schools. He was a member of Antioch Church of Christ, Overton County Retired Teachers Association, TEA, NEA, and Overton County Historical Society.

Born May 7, 1920 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Floyd and Ida Mae (Martin) Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Justine Hunley; 2 sisters, Aquilla Massey and Louetta Cobb; a half-brother, Ilon D. Smith; and a grandson, Greg Hunley.

Survivors include his wife, Anna Lee Smith of Independence Community; a son and daughter-in-law, Merl and Leigh Smith of Livingston; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Marvena Rose of Alexandria, VA, and Winola and Dick Shelton of Bolivar, TN; a half-sister, Ina Dean England of Livingston; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Roy Hugh Melton, James Sells, Roger Harvey, Junior Conner, Jackie Conner, and Harold Hurd.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

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